Posts Tagged ‘paint’

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Paint Stroke Tattoo

Breegy’s beautiful tattoo of paint strokes was inspired by the amazing tattoo artist Amanda Wachob. Sometimes it’s hard to translate painting to a tattoo but this one does it wonderfully! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it here at the following link and you may be featured on the blog! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334366.0

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand Painted Glasses

We’re starting to get down to the wire here for holiday gift making! How about making some hand painted glasses for someone on your list? This tutorial from toriaa is simple but makes for an awesome, completely customizable gift. Pick their favorite tv show, favorite band, their initials… anything meaningful to them! You can find [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Pea Shooter Targets

Do you like giving the kids on your list gifts that could be slightly messy? Or maybe you have a grown-up on your list who doesn’t want to admit they’re grown? Knickertwist will show you how to make these adorable (and super easy!) pea shooter targets with just some cork sheets and Elmer’s Painters pens! [...]

How to Make Cake Stands

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make a quick cake stand or serving tray to show off your holiday treats. Using some spray paint, glue, and old plates and candlesticks you can make great new additions to your holiday table.

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Subway Art

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make subway style art for Mother’s Day! With just some stickers, wood, and paint, you can make simple, meaningful statements and great pieces of art, too!

Green Thumb Thursday: Zetti Inspired Raised Garden Bed

lvl0rg4n and her mom have a amazing landlord. They don’t mind that they added raised garden beds, not even brighty colored, zetti-inspired ones! I already love going out to my own garden but I think this fun paint would make me love it even more. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=383518.0 You can [...]

Green Thumb Thursday: Ceramic Plant Markers

I love this idea! Selenium as created plant markers out of painted ceramic tiles! They’ll last for years and will be easy to clean off for winter storage. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=31965.0 You can also view our own Craftster Quickies video for a full tutorial on how to make your own! [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Homemade Watercolor Paints

Encourage your kid’s creativity with a home made watercolor paint set! Just a few simple ingredients and you’re on your way! Pair with a few brushes and a pad of paper for a wonderful gift set. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=308064.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides [...]

As Seen On TV: Venture Brothers Dr. Girlfriend

I don’t get enough Venture Brothers in my life. I always seem to miss them when they’re on! I’ll have to get my fix with this awesome Dr. Girlfriend dot painting until I can get myself back on the Brothers bandwagon. Giddygirlie made this awesome artwork with acrylic paint, the back of a paintbrush, and [...]

Manic Monday: Elephant picture from paint chips

This little picture is adorable! It’s basically a mosaic made out of paint chips. It is 11″x17″ and LittleGirl describes its creation as “painstakingly tedious”. All you need to create your own is cardstock, a gluestick, paint samples, and patience! You can see the full details of this project here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=283341.0

Home Sweet Home: Squid and Whale Curtains

If you’re looking for an inexpensive window treatment, urka has shared a fun idea just for you. She handpainted these curtains for her boyfriend’s new room. Who would have thought such simple designs could bring such character and life to a room?

Home Sweet Home: Swirly Curly Mural

andrena painted this beautiful mural in her hallway in just a couple of weeks. She created the design freehand in pencil and then completed it with oil paint. It’s such a simple design, but it really makes a drastic effect in her home. I wonder if she’d be willing to come to my house and [...]

How to Choose Paint for Your Home Project -from Mother Earth News

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Paint can be the most affordable way to make a big-impact change in any room of your house or apartment. Going from a neutral to a bold color or vice versa, or even a very subtle change in shade or tone can make a dramatic difference. Add in a [...]

Home Sweet Home: Ten Little Ladybugs Murals

amboo213‘s daughter is so lucky to have a room crafted from the book, “Ten Little Ladybugs!” I wonder if they have space for me and the family to move in, too? The colorful and creative book was the perfect inspiration for this toddler’s space. Amboo213 even included a video tour of the room, so we [...]